Les Miserables


Les Miz, Heathers and Woody Allen on Broadway

Friday, April 04, 2014

Almost 30 years after it opened, "Les Miserables" is back on Broadway, and it comes in the middle of a packed and eclectic musical season. Here are picks from two top critics.

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Around Broadway

Les Miserables Returns to Broadway

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

After two Broadway runs, countless school and community theater productions and the Oscar-winning 2012 movie, what, exactly, is new in this production? New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood reports.



Les Miz: Back on Broadway as Oscar Winner

Monday, February 25, 2013


Les Misérables took home three Oscars Sunday night, and now it’s going back to Broadway.



Oscars and WNYC

Thursday, January 10, 2013

WNYC looks back at the best Oscar-related conversations on our air - from Leonard Lopate's talk with Samuel L. Jackson to the real-life sex surrogate who inspired Helen Hunt's Academy Award-nominated role.

+ Full List: 'Lincoln' Leads With 12 Oscar Nominations

+ Bookmark it: Awards Night Bingo with Studio 360


The Takeaway

New Movie Releases: 'Les Miserables' and 'Django Unchained'

Friday, December 28, 2012

Friday is the day when we talk about new movie releases here on the Takeaway. Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday weighs in on "Les Miserables" and "Django Unchained."

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The Takeaway

Before Les Misérables Returns to the Screen, a Look at its Past

Monday, December 24, 2012

On Christmas Day, Tom Hooper’s film adaptation of Les Misérables will debut in theaters nationwide to the delight of millions of fans. But behind the many adaptations of the story, is Victor Hugo's 1862 novel — a social, political, and literary masterpiece. Patrik Henry Bass, books editor for Essence, discusses the historical and cultural significance of Les Misérables.

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